Interviews

Music For Film - A Taste Of Honey

Composers On Film In Britain – 1963 – Past Daily Talking Music

Composing Music For Film – BBC World Service – 1963 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – To one degree or another, music has always been an integral part of the film going experience. During the silent era, entire scores were composed and played by pit orchestras (for larger cinemas) or...

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Frank Zappa Does An Interview And Takes Questions – 1984 – Past Daily Talking Music

Frank Zappa – In conversation with Charles Amirkhanian recorded on May 20, 1984, San Francisco Exploratorium – KPFA – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Continuing our new series with a rare interview/conversation/Q&A session featuring Frank Zappa, conducted by Charles Amirkhanian from Pacifica station KPFA in Berkeley and recorded during the...

H. Rap Brown - 1968

A Few Words From H.Rap Brown – 1968 – Past Daily Voices Of Protest

H.Rap Brown – in conversation with Mitchell Krauss – Newsfront – NET -November 21, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The 60s were a decade of enormous upheaval in society. 1968 was something of a peak – it was a turning point in the Vietnam War, it was the...

Neil Young - in conversation 1979

Neil Young Chats With Mary Turner – KMET – 1979 – Past Daily Talking Music

Neil Young in conversation with Mary Turner – KMET-FM – October 24, 1979 – Mike Devich Collection – No pressure, but . . .Become a Patron! Neil Young in conversation with Mary Turner at KMET in Los Angeles and recorded on October 24, 1979. Starting this week, I’m introducing what...

Tomorrow - What will it be like?

April 21, 1960 – Tomorrow: What Will It Be Like? – Past Daily Reference Room

Your support is vital to us: Become a Patron! Tomorrow – The Future -The Jet-Age – Eternal optimism and the 30 hour work week (or less). America was in the midst of great prosperity and technological leaps. We were a nation on the cutting edge; we were innovators – we...

Margaret Mead - 1972

April 14, 1972 – Margaret Mead Has A Word Or Two About The American Family – Past Daily Reference Room

Margaret Mead – in conversation – National Public Radio Portion of Voices In The Wind – April 14, 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Margaret Mead in a brief conversation; part of the NPR series Voices In The Wind – discussing the American Family, as it...

Manhattan at night

Sounds For A City That Never Sleeps -Barry Gray And New York All Night Radio – 1946 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

WOR-AM – The Barry Gray Program -2:00 am – 2:30 am – December 12, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Five bucks a month, or even a buck a month makes all the difference in the world: Become a Patron! If you were one of those people who subscribed...

Phi Ahn's Moongate - 1967

L.A. Eats, Cooks And Drinks Coffee – Chef Mike Roy And Epicurean Los Angeles – 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Mike Roy’s Weekend Cooking Show – KNX – August 26, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If we helped take your mind of things, you might want to chip in:Become a Patron! Chef Mike Roy was a fixture in L.A. Popular culture from the 1950s up until his death...

McGeorge Bundy - 1966

February 1966 – McGeorge Bundy – Report Card On Vietnam – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! National Security Adviser McGeorge Bundy, giving his assessment of the then-current state of affairs in Southeast Asia and a report card on our military involvement during this episode of Meet The Press. It was broadcast on February 20, 1966. McGeorge Bundy was appointed as National Security Advisor...

Laura Nyro - 1969

Words And Music From Laura Nyro – 1969 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Laura Nyro – NET: Critique – January 1, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Laura Nyro in performance and interview, taken from the NET program Critique and broadcast on January 1, 1969. Born Laura Nigro, (October 18, 1947 – April 8, 1997) she was an American...